Amazon is a “10 tonne gorilla in the room” in the e-commerce market according to the founder of Metapack, who publicly called out the threat of the online retailer to the market for the first time. Speaking at The Delivery Conference in London today (30 January), Patrick Wall said: “We are all quite conscious that there is a gorilla in the room. That gorilla is a 10-tonne monster and, while it is entertaining our customers, it’s threatening. That gorilla is Amazon.” […]
It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you.
Clipper Logistics has enjoyed a successful first year listed on the London Stock Exchange, experiencing a leap in turnover and profit.
Clipper Logistics Group has been awarded a contract with Wilkinson to handle its internet sales operation. It has been offering a range of customer delivery options for the retailer, including home delivery and click and collect from store, since the contract began in early autumn. The retail logistics provider will service the contract out of its e-fulfilment centre in Ollerton, Notts, with Wilkinson taking up 110,000ft² of space in the new 150,000ft² extension completed earlier this year. Clipper managing director […]